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November 2, 2009 Cover, Vol. 87, Issue 44

November 2, 2009 Cover, Vol. 87, Issue 44

Employment Outlook

Recession moves out-of-work chemists to reinvent themselves; employers eye Gen Y; civil service may attract more scientists. (pp. 45-58)

COVER: Ting Long is a plant process engineer on Air Products’ Cryogenics Operations team. Air Products & Chemicals

A New Normal p. 45

Record unemployment requires a realistic attitude and creative thinking.

Down But Not Out pp. 46-52

Chemistry jobs took a beating this year, prompting out-of-work chemists to reinvent themselves.

On The Move p. 48

Marcel Goes To St. Louis

External Research p. 50

Ken Does The 1-2-3 Step.

Quality Control p. 52

Jeff Lands On His Feet.

Courting Generation Y pp. 53-55

Companies revamp programs to attract and retain young superstars.

Working For Uncle Sam pp. 56-58

The recession may lead more chemists to pursue careers as civil servants.

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